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Swing Sideways

My Swing Sideways muse board, photos that reflect different scenes in the book that kept the creative juices flowing.

Hello! Thanks for stopping by. Visitors make me happy, especially those who love books, ponies, wildflowers, mountains and kids — and it's extra special if you are a kid.
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After scouting around a bit, feel free to reach out through the CONTACT page with questions, comments, suggestions, jokes, pet names, your favorite wildflower, most meaningful full moon, and/or requests. 

Click the photos to hear an audio clip read by award winning narrator, Tara Sands.

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* 8/12/16 Kidlit Critique Group Opening Meeting, Center for the Arts, Jackson, WY 6:00 to 8:00pm

* 8/15/16 to 8/19/16  The Art of Storytelling Camp ~ Off Square Theatre Company, Jackson, WY

* 9/14/16  Hometown Book Launch at Teton County Library, Jackson, WY, in conjunction with Valley Bookstore. 6:00pm. Come win a free half-day author visit for your school! Brief reading from Swing Sideways; Q&A which is sure to inspire lots of laughter; Swing Sideways themed refreshments; and book signing. You can even have your picture taken with a character wig if you'd like: Annie, California, or Lacy the exotic pet chicken.

* 9/24/16   Princeton Children's Book Festival, Princeton, NJ Come enjoy a day in beaufitul Princeton, NJ and immerse yourself in children's literaure with authors from all over the country. I will be signing books and offering free treats with each purchase. A wonderful family event! I forward to meeting all of you. 

9/26/16  Author Visit to Tokeneke Elementary School in my hometown of Darien, Connecticut.